The Spiti valley is visual eye candy. Lofty mountains, snow capped peaks, amazing vistas at each turn. There is probably nothing that compares to it in amazing-ness.
This trip takes you to Shimla, which was the summer capital of the British Empire.
From Shimla the safari follows the beautiful mountain road to Kinnaur. From Kinnaur you enter the very remote, dry and mostly barren valley of Spiti which has the Tabo, Ki and Dankar monasteries. You cross the KunZum La (15,155ft) into Lahaul and then take the road to Manali .
See the amazing Spiti valley.
Experience the Kagiz
Cross the Kunzum La pass
See the Chandratal lake
Extreme offroad adventure between Kunzum and Manali
Group Size: 5 to 10 per group, first come first served.
Total Distance Covered: 1000 km.
Average altitude: 12,500 ft
Maximum altitude attained: 16500 ft
Terrain: Challenging, cold and stark, but safe.
Thrill level: Extreme
On arrival you will be warmly welcomed at Chandigarh airport (if you are flying in from Delhi or somewhere else) and checked into a very comfortable hotel just outside Shimla. You will meet the team and have an opportunity to do some local sightseeing depending on the time you arrive.
Day 1: Chandigarh to NARKANDA (Thanedar) ( 200km )
Night stay at Lake side Apple Farm resort.
Day 2: Narkanda to Sangla ( 163Km )
Breakfast in hotel. Depart to Sangla (8/9 Hrs ride) via Rampur.
Sarahan is a picturesque mountain town with the Shrikhand Mahadev peak (5155m) looming as a backdrop. Overnight stay in a Hotel.
Day 3: Sangla to kalpa ( 60 km )
After Breakfast we will visit Chitul and explore Sangla. We ride back to Kalpa late in the afternoon, apply for an inner line permit with Photos and relax with grand view of the Kinner Kailash peak along with a drink.
Day 4: Kalpa to Taboo (160km)
After breakfast we ride to Tabo(3200 m). This is a 6/7 hrs ride via Ribba, Morang and Tilla monasteries. The Tabo monastery is an mud structure but on the inside it has frescoes which earned Tabo the epithet of the “Ajanta of the Himalayas”. Overnight stay in tents.
Day 5: Tabo – Pin – Kungri – Dankar – Kaza ( 100km )
After breakfast we ride to Kaza (3450 m), via Pin, Kungri and Dhankar monasteries. We will try and visit every place we can while ensuring that we enjoy the relaxed ride. Overnight in stay at Kaza.
Day 6: Kaza – Ki – Kibber Comic ( Highest Village ) – Loshar (100km)
After breakfast ride to the Ki monastery (4116 m), . The monastery with rare paintings and scriptures is the oldest and biggest in Spiti. Go further to Kibber(4140m), one of the highest villages in the world. We ride on to the high altitude mountain village Lossar. We stay at in a small local home stay for the night.
Day 7: Lossar to Chander Tal ( Vai Kunzam pass ) 100km
After breakfast we ride to the mighty Kunzum pass (4551 m) and visit the beautiful Chandratal Lake (4270 m). This lake is situated about nine kilometers from the Kunzum pass. The lake is placed between a low ridge and the main Kunzum range with an outlet into the Chandra River. The lake lies in a broad grassy plain, cranes and ducks abound in the lake. Overnight in tents at Chhatru or at Chandratal.
Day 8: Chutru/Chandertal to Manali ( 100km )
Today is the last day of our tour. We enjoy the evening with a farewell dinner, sharing our experiences after the journey. There is an option for you to visit the Hot Springs in Vashisht for relaxation. You may also opt to Shop for souvenirs at the local market in Manali. You will be provided some mementos from our Company for memory.
Day 9: Manali to Kullu Airport Drop to fly back to Delhi
All 8 Nights accommodation on 2 sharing basis at Good ROOMS & tents.
All meal 8 days .
Guidance to best places for Meals at Pay N Eat ( if any).
Backup Jeep full way
Experienced Guide full way
Border entry fee with all Inner line permits to restricted/protected areas.
Experienced mechanic with Spare Parts.
Experienced Doctor Medical backup with oxygen (O2) & AMS pack.
Stickers for your Jeep, motorcycle, helmet more.
All trip photos.
Things to carry list with Map.
Royal Enfield 500 cc / Himalayan 410cc Bike /Suzuki Gypsy 4×4 for trip. (Fuel Extra)
Pick and Drop from Airport Chandigarh and Kullu (But in Group )
Stay of extra days ( but we manage or book for you)
Extra food Like Starters /Lunch /Dinner all over Pay & Eat ( if Any outside the venue) .
Bike /Jeep/Cab rent ( if any )Fuel of Bike/Jeep.
Domestic Air flight ticket ( But we manage or Book for You ), Visa Fees for foreign nationals.
Any damage/fine/ cost.
Any kind of personal expenses or optional tours, extra meals, starters (Alcoholic, Mineral, Soft Drinks, Aerated) etc.
Extra guide fee, Camera & Video fee ,Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone
Cost for Indian nationals:
Rider: INR 45500
Pillion: INR 32500
Cost for foreign nationals
Rider: USD 2250
Pillion: USD 1950